JUNOs Host City Music Exchange: Kitchener

Thu 21st February 2019
Kitchener, ON
Tagged as
2019, JUNO Awards, Kitchener, London Music Office, MusicOntario


Presented by the JUNOs, City of London & MusicOntario 

February 21, 2019 – The Rotunda, City Hall, Kitchener, ON 

MusicOntario is excited to partner with the 2019 JUNO Host Committee, London Music Office and Ontario Creates on the Host City Music Exchange in the lead up to the 2019 JUNO Awards in March!

The Host City Music Exchange will travel to Mississauga (February 7th), Kitchener (February 21st) and Windsor (February 28th). Each stop will include discussions on the JUNOs and secondary markets, a school assembly promoting music education, industry panels, and then a free concert featuring London artists alongside local musicians. Featured artists include Averages , Lost in Japan , Julia Haggarty , Casper Marcus , Daytrip and Charlie Weber and the Glorious Failures. This all will culminate with a showcase in London during JUNO Week. 

The schedule for the event is as follows:

4:30pm: doors open

5:00 – 5:10pm: Presentation #1 – Music Cities Presentation

Talent Development in Secondary Markets. Exploring the unique opportunities and understanding irreplaceable attributes secondary markets present to music creators and industry.

5:10 – 5:15pm: Presentation #2 – JUNOs 2019 Presentation

What to expect & how to engage!

5:15 - 5:45pm: Panel #1 - Meet Your Allies in Ontario’s Music Industry 

  • Derek Wilson – Project Coordinator, FACTOR 
  • Melissa Cameron-Passley – A&R Representative, SOCAN 
  • Andrew Karis – Administrator, ACTRA RACS 
  • Lisa Fiorilli – Research & Outreach Manager, WorkInCulture
  • Liana White – Executive Director, CFM

5:50 - 6:30pm: Panel #2 - Building Your Team & Understanding the Biz 

  • Kaya Pino – Music Supervisor, Supergroup 
  • Emmanuel Patterson – Director of Festivals, Live Nation 
  • Claire Rosenbaum – Artist Manager, Eggplant Entertainment 
  • Graham Stairs – President, Popguru Sound & Vision
  • Julia Appleton & Francy Goudreault (Lighthart) – Artists

6:35-7:30pm: Speed Meetings (Roundtables or One-on-Ones)

Your chance to meet the panelists and each other! Take notes during the panels and prep your questions to make the most of this great networking opportunity.

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